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The Truth About Female Desire

Posted by Delaine - January 26, 2015 - Dating & Sex, Sexual Issues & Kinks, slideshow, Women's Sexuality passionate sex ex divorce
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Seven years ago, when I went through my divorce, I was overwhelmed by the mere idea of dating again — especially as a single mom of three in my late thirties.  During that first year post-divorce, however, I ended up going through a period of self and sexual exploration that shocked no one more than…

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Shhh…This Single Mom Went to a Sex Club

Posted by Delaine - April 30, 2012 - Cougars & Single Moms, Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Longing...and Learning, Sexual Issues & Kinks
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It happened years ago when I first got divorced: I was 37 years old, trying to re-acclimatize to singlehood and the dating trenches when – (blush) I went to a sex club. Now before going any further, let me just say that I am not some nympho or slut or kinky sex goddess; I’m just a…

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This Fiery Divorced Mom Got Burnt Big Time

Posted by Delaine - November 16, 2011 - Single Moms
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Ohhhhh the irony. Over the past few years since divorcing I’ve dug deep and worked hard to rediscover my passion and ‘fire.’  And I have said countless times, both to my myself and others, that “sometimes playing with fire doesn’t burn us, it awakens us.”  A nice play on a metaphor I’d always thought… But this…

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TIMING: Now Probably Isn’t The Best Time To Look For a Boyfriend

Posted by Delaine - September 7, 2011 - Dating & Sex, Fears & Challenges, Longing...and Learning, Relationships
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At various times since I got divorced, I’ve felt that life would be a heck of a lot better if I had another partner to share it with.  Especially when I was going through ‘dark phases’ – God, how I yearned to have a man to protect,comfort, and love me… But four years later, I fully believe  that when…

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Summer’s Coming…Are You Planning A Vacation with Your Blended Family?

Posted by Delaine - May 9, 2011 - Blended & Changing Families, Relationships
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Summer will soon be here and some of you who have new boyfriends/spouses may be wondering what to do about vacation time:  what works best for the kids?  What’s ‘too long’, where should expectations lie, and most importantly, how can you make create a positive and memorable experience for everyone? Blended family expert Shirley Cress…

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Helicopter Single Parents: Will You Give Your Kids Freer Range?

Posted by Delaine - April 9, 2011 - Co-Parenting, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms
young boys on bicycles  Helicopter Single Parents:  Will You Give Your Kids Freer Range?

It happened last weekend.   My eight-year-old son asked if he could bike over to his friend’s place two blocks away. Right away I said no.   What if they got hit by a car?  What if some predator chased them down the residential streets?  I wanted him within eye/ear sight.  Just in case. But when I opened…

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What’s Wrong with your Online Dating Profile?

Posted by Delaine - February 22, 2011 - Dating & Sex, Internet Dating
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Have you ever shown your online dating profile to a friend?  Get any solid feedback?  Cause the truth is, writing a successful online dating profile can be a lot harder than one suspects.  Worse still, you can unknowingly be turning off the opposite sex! Take my client Nancy as an example.  Late thirties, divorced with…

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Divorced For One Year & Feeling Touch Deprived

Posted by Delaine - January 22, 2011 - Healing, On being alone, Support & Girlfriends
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Written by Kathryn Michaels. I’ve been divorced for about a year.  We had no kids so it was basically a clean break, if that is even possible.  My heart was shattered into a million fragmented pieces, and a lot of those pieces are just now starting to heal. Mostly I feel like I’m in a good…

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"Doing it" right in the next relationship after divorce.

Posted by Delaine - January 4, 2011 - Relationships, Sex
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Submitted by Dr. Stephanie Buehler. If you listen to the media, you’d think that committed couples have the worst time having great sex. But it just isn’t true – not for every couple. Some couples understand how passionate sex happens. Read on to discover just some of the secrets they can teach you about great…

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Will He Kill Me If I Try To Leave? A Tool To Assess Your Danger

Posted by Delaine - December 29, 2010 - Abuse, Surviving
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According to security expert Gavin de Becker, who was a recent guest on Oprah, six women die every day in the United States by the hands of their spouse or boyfriend. When is an abused woman at her greatest risk? When she attempts to leave him. And Becker wants women to know that a FREE…

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Divorced Mom Worries: Can I make this a happy holiday for the kids?

Posted by Delaine - December 25, 2010 - Parenting, Single Moms
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I just finished tucking my three children into bed this fine, Christmas Eve.  They protested the entire time that they’d be awake “all night” cause they’re so excited.  But right now I’m just so happy we shared a lovely evening together.  More than happy, I am relieved.

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What Kind Of Man Wants ‘Serious’ With A Single Mom?

Posted by Delaine - June 16, 2010 - Dating & Sex, Fears & Challenges, Longing...and Learning, On being alone, Relationships, Single Moms
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So I broke up with someone last week – a single dad of two.   He’s the first man I’ve gone out with since divorcing that I contemplated getting serious with whatsoever.  But even though we got along brilliantly, even though he said he was crazy about me, one main thing deterred his interest: the fact that I…

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Another ‘First’ – A BIG Stretch of Time Without Kids

Posted by Delaine - July 31, 2009 - On being alone, Parenting, Time Without Kids
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This here divorced mom is sitting here wearing her SuperGirl jammies, with freshly painted toenails and a white skin mask on. Yes, I’m having an evening of self-pampering.  But tonight feels different than other ‘grooming’  nights – it’s the kick-off to my 10-day ‘vacation’ without my three kids. This is the first time since I had kids,…

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Does Your Ex Have A Problem With You Online Dating?

Posted by Delaine - July 23, 2009 - Dating & Sex, Dealing with the ex, Internet Dating
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I started online dating about six months into my separation. And when my ex-husband found out, it was an ‘awkward’ moment: He was in my office and asked me which site I was on (he knew all the site names, for whatever reason).  He then told me to pull up my profile, (which I did,…

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Hire Me A Husband! Drawbacks to Living Alone

Posted by Delaine - July 23, 2009 - On being alone, Parenting, Single Moms
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This here divorced mom is not squeamish.  Nor am I a girly girl or a princess-type.  But my stomach is still in my throat – this event took me off guard! I was talking on the phone and walking through the kitchen.  For whatever reason, my eyes were drawn to the burner on my stove.  Suddenly it…

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A Divorced Mom’s Prayer: May There Be Angels Beneath The Support Beams of My Life

Posted by Delaine - June 23, 2009 - Grief/ Anger, Surviving
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Chaos.  The external components of my life keep shifting…giving way…breaking.  In my mind’s eye I see the support beams of a house built over water, cracking…adjusting…dangling.  Yet I know, I know that that house is ME: my bones, my soul, my reality.  My muscles tense with anger.  I’m gripping, hanging on, protesting.  I am strong,…

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Did My Date Just Stare at the Server’s Butt?

Posted by Delaine - May 19, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
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When I’m out on a first date with a man, I pay attention to how my date treats the server.  I notice: Is he friendly? Does he use good manners? And, if the server is grumpy, how does he deal with it?

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Communicating with the Ex: Learn to Bite Your Tongue

Posted by Delaine - February 17, 2009 - Dealing with the ex, Surviving
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You’re on the phone with your ex, courteously discussing a pending issue related to your kids or your divorce.  Suddenly, ‘it’ happens – his voice turns whiney and he starts singing the ‘poor-me’ blues. Or maybe he throws in an unexpected mean remark.  Or maybe, just maybe, he decides to start venting – and you find you and your character…

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From Little Girl…to Wife…to Divorced Single Mom

Posted by Delaine - January 5, 2009 - Grief/ Anger, Phases/ Stages, Surviving
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 Out of the blue, my aunt emailed me this photo tonight.  I’m not posting it because I want you say I look cute.  I’m showing it because it made me burst out crying.     Look at how innocent I was.  My God, the face of an angel with hair so white.  I keep wondering what I was like back then…but I…

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